Caribbean Poetry: Literary and Oral
1930's-1940's -- Rise of anti-colonial consciousness in and the need for
"Caribbean voices.¡¨ (London as the center)
1960¡¦s -- Emergence of the ¡§Little Tradition¡¨
aesthetic of performance (orality) and nation language (led by E. Brathwaite).
1970¡¦s -- the emergence of dub poetry,
1980's--remarkable increase of women poets